Tuna Experience (tuna auction)


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More tuna is landed in Katsuura than anywhere else in Japan. At the local fish market, you can watch from designated observation areas as 150 kg specimens are lined up and sold off during the lively early morning auctions, then sample the goods at restaurants throughout the town. Visitors can view the auction free of charge from the observation deck on the second-floor. The auction starts at 7:00am and is closed on Saturdays.

7-8-2 Tsukiji, Nachi-Katsuura Town


Access 5 min walk from JR Kii Katsuura Station
Access by Car From the Nanki-Tanabe Interchange on the Hanwa Expressway, take National Route 42 towards Nachi-Katsuura for approximately 105 km.

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  • 魚市場職員の案内で生まぐろの競市体験 Tuna Experience (tuna auction)
  • Address 那智勝浦町築地7-8-2 7-8-2 Tsukiji, Nachi-Katsuura Town
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Fax +81-(0)735-23-3232
Email Katsuura JF
Last updated: 2021-02-02

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